June 21, 2019
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AFGH vs IND Dream11 Team | Afghanistan vs India | 2019 Cricket World Cup Match Prediction

By Savya Sachi

After being crushed down by the host in the previous encounter, Afghanistan would now lock horns against the most clinical team – India in the 28th fixture of ICC World Cup 2019. The clash is scheduled to be played at Rose Bowl, Southampton on Saturday.

Talking about Afghanistan, they have lost their all five encounters so far and this makes them sit at the bottom of the points table with nil points in their baggage. For sure, Afghanistan would be looking forward to breaking their losing streak against India but it is nearly impossible to demolish the no.2 team in the world.

India, on the other hand, has won all the matches with one washed due to rain. There are few injury concerns surrounding India, but we believe this won’t hamper their performance.

Toss Update:

India won the toss and elected to bat first.

India Changes:

Bhubaneswar misses out.

M Shami comes in place of him.

Afghanistan changes:

Dawlet Zardan Noor Ali Zardan missed out

Aftab Alam and H Zazai comes in for Afghanistan

From Guide (last five matches):

India: W, W, W, L, L

Afghanistan: L, L, L, L, L

When and Where:

Afghanistan vs India, Match 28, ICC World Cup 2019

Saturday, June 22, 2019

3:00 PM IST

Rose Bowl, Southampton

Weather, Pitch and venue stats

The chances of rain are almost nil. It is expected to be sunny, so the track at Southampton would favour the batsmen. Leg spinner could make a huge impact on the game. The weather forecast assures that we might have a full 100-overs game at Rose Bowl.
Last ODI at this venue: West Indies 212/10 lost to England 213/2
Afghanistan team News:
  • Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan, and Hazratullah Zazai were benched in place of Najibullah Zardan, Dawlat Zardan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman the previous game against England.
  • Rashid Khan was highly embarrassed in the previous game and might bounce back strong against India.
  • Zazai is expected to return to play an X-factor role in the game against India.

India Team News:

  • Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out from the World Cup after he fractured his thumb while playing against Australia.
  • Rishabh Pant has been called up in place of Shikhar Dhawan.
  • KL Rahul would step up as opener alongside Rohit Sharma.
  • Bhuvneswar Kumar suffered a hamstring injury in the match against Pakistan.
  • M Shami is expected to replace him against Afghanistan.


    Hardik Pandya is playing his first ever World Cup and he has all the talent in the world to be an x-factor player. He could smash every bowler and is the best player in the pressure situation. Pandya is even capable of picking wickets in the middle over. Pandya has scored 89 runs in three games with two wickets in his pocket.



    Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), Shikhar Dhawan, MS Dhoni (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Vijay Shankar, Dinesh Karthik (wk), KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja


    Gulbadin Naib (c), Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan and Mujeeb ur Rahman

    Probable Playing 11:


    KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (c), Hardik Pandya, MS Dhoni (wk), Vijay Shankar, Kedar Jadhav, Mohammad Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah


    Hazratullah Zazai, Gulbadin Naib (c), Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Dawlat Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman

    AFGH vs IND Dream11 Team Prediction

Fantasy picks from Afghanistan: 

H Shahidi is the leading run scorer for Afghanistan with 165 runs in 5 innings with highest being 76 runs and has an average of 33.00.

N Zardan has played four innings and has slammed 113 runs with highest being 51 runs.

Gulbadin Naib could be lethal with the ball on this surface. He has bagged 5 wickets in 5 innings with 100 runs off his willow. Don’t miss him out.

Fantasy picks from India: 

Rohit Sharma is in super form. playing just three matches, he has scored 319 runs with highest being 140 runs. Make him your captain.

Virat Kohli could be your another pick as he has scored 177 runs in three games at an average of 59.00.

Y Chahal could be that Indian spinner who could make a powerful impact. He has bagged six wickets with best being 4/51. Don’t miss him out.

Captain: R Sharma

Vice Captain: H Pandya

Since D Zardan misses out from the squad, you can go for Aftab Alam in place of him.

Captain: V Kohli

Vice Captain: M Shami


Savya Sachi

Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life - B J King

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